It's that time of year where orange cones pop up everywhere and getting around Grand Junction can be a maze. Here is a heads up of the road construction projects for the summer so you can try to plan your route around them.

Complete Streets Project from 12th Street to 23rd Street. 

  • Lane Closures between 6pm and 11am Monday-Friday.
  • All lanes of traffic will be open between 11am and 6pm.
  • The project goal is to be complete late summer 2016.
  • Businesses within this construction zone are open.

28 3/4 Road from North Avenue and Orchard Avenue Water Line Project

  • 28 3/4 Road will have one lane of traffic each way.
  • There will be traffic control personnel to help
  • Projected is estimated to be complete in the middle of August.

Orchard Avenue Sidewalk Project:

  • Orchard Avenue between 12th Street and Cannell Avenue will be closed to through traffic until the project is finished.
  • Project is expected to be finished by the end of this month.

Chip Sealing of City Streets Project

  • Streets north of Patterson and east of 12th Street will be getting chip sealed.
  • Message boards will be set up at each location to give advanced notice.
  • Project is anticipated to last until early September.

Horizon Drive Improvements

  • This ongoing project with Horizon Drive and Highway I-70 is anticpated to be complete in August.
  • For more information, call 970-778-3598

Highway 50 Orchard Mesa Resurfacing Project

  • Repairs and repaving is happening on Highway 50 between Pitkin Avenue and 29 Road, which is a five mile stretch of road.
  • There will be lane shifts and closures going both directions.
  • There are access points for business within the five mile stretch.
  • Construction is expected to last until September.
  • Call Victor Pennington for more information. 970-216-1319

Broadway Waterline Replacement Project (Highway 340).

  • Expect lane shifts and reduced speed limits delays West Scenic Drive for a mile east.
  • Project will last through August.

The City of Grand Junction has a weekly newsletter to keep updated on the projects.